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Travel Photography in the Real World

Travel Photography in the Real World

Many articles discuss the best practices for travel photography, and many of them, while providing worthwhile advice, tend not to take into account the fact that conditions are not always perfect for making photographs. The sky is not always blue, the crowds of tourists do not always clear a path for you, the light is […]

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Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

Bad Weather = Good Light for Photographers

We’ve all sat, staring out of our window and cursing at the rain poring down or the flat, grey sky that just happened to cloud over on few hours we’ve managed to set aside in our busy schedule to head out and shoot some photos. But all is not lost for the opportunistic and well […]

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Travel Photography Planning and Tips

Travel Photography Planning and Tips

How many times have you come back from a trip disappointed with the images you’ve taken? How many times have you though to yourself, “If only I’d been there an hour earlier. If only I’d known that event was on today.” While it is true that hindsight makes everyone smarter, and no one can control […]

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Photographing Landmarks: Find Your Angle

Photographing Landmarks: Find Your Angle

How many times have you taken the perfect shot of that famous building or monument that you couldn’t wait to show to your family or friends or submit to a stock agency, only to slowly realize that it’s just one of thousands of similar perfect shots of that particular icon? My answer would be, “More times that […]

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Travel Photography: How to Capture the Character of a Place

Travel Photography: How to Capture the Character of a Place

Many different elements go into making up the character of a particular destination or location, whether it be a far flung exotic city or your home town. It is the travel photographer’s job to cover these elements in order to present that character to the viewer. This article looks into what goes into bringing the […]

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Photo Composition Tips

Photo Composition Tips

One aspect of photography that photographers constantly strive to improve is composition. It’s one of those things that you spend your entire photographic career working on. There are many considerations to be made on what to include in the frame and—equally important—what to leave out, and it can sometimes be a little overwhelming trying to […]

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Beginning in Photography: Understanding the Light

Beginning in Photography: Understanding the Light

Understanding how different lighting affects an image is half the work of creating better photos. This article aims to give a brief overview of the different types of light you might encounter as a photographer and how to use each type to your advantage. Direct light Looking through the family photo album the other day, […]

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Travel Photography: Creating Your Own Luck

Travel Photography: Creating Your Own Luck

So you’ve read up on the technical side of taking great photos. You know your aperture from your EXIF, and you’ve experimented with shutter speeds. But there is something missing from the photos you’ve been taking. They’re OK, but that’s it. Just OK. Why? Well, here’s a little secret: it’s all about luck. Well, not […]

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